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Alkanet and Cochineal Naturally Dyed Sock
Alkanet and Cochineal Naturally Dyed Sock
Alkanet and Cochineal Naturally Dyed Sock
Alkanet and Cochineal Naturally Dyed Sock
Alkanet and Cochineal Naturally Dyed Sock
Alkanet and Cochineal Naturally Dyed Sock
Alkanet and Cochineal Naturally Dyed Sock
Alkanet and Cochineal Naturally Dyed Sock
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Alkanet and Cochineal Naturally Dyed Sock

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Naturally dyed skeins with Alkanet, soaked for several days in vodka to extract the purple color. Then, mordanted skeins are added to the alkanet dye. After that, the skeins are introduced to a cochineal (bug!) dye bath. Lastly, they are set to cure for 2 weeks before their final rinse and wash!

FOR EACH SKEIN:
content:: 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon
length:: 463 yards
gauge:: 27 sts to 32 sts= 4"
skein weight:: each is 3.5 ounces/ 100 Grams
knitting weight:: fingering / sock
suggested needle size:: on US Size 1 (2.25 mm) to 3 (3.25 mm) Needle
care:: machine or hand wash in warm water. tumble dry low.

This is a seriously soft yet durable 4 ply yarn. It will make beautiful socks, shawls and other lightweight pieces. Hand dyed in the USA.